Cabin Sized Luggage Sizes

Hand Luggage Size Guide

With many of the budget airlines having various weight and size restrictions for their carry on baggage policies things can get rather confusing when purchasing your cabin friendly luggage

Hopefully this handy guide below, showing many of the major budget airlines carry on baggage rules and guidlines, will go some way to clarifing some of that confusion

There is also a direct link to most of the airlines baggage pages so you can always check for any changes to their hand luggage and checked baggage policies!

 
Airline Dimensions Weight Consequences Website
Air Asia 56 x 36 x 23 cm 7 kg See website Air Asia website
Air Berlin 55 x 40 x 20 cm 8 kg or 10 kg with laptop Put in hold* Air Berlin website
Air France 55 x 35 x 25 cm 12 kg Put in hold* Air France website
Air India L+W+H should not exceed 115cm 15 kg Put in hold* Air India website
Air Lingus 55 x 40 x 24 cm + Laptop/handbag 10 kg €30-40 at airport Put in hold* Air Lingus website
BA 56 x 45 x 25 cm + Laptop/handbag 23 kg Put in hold*
BA website
Brussels Airlines 55 x 40 x 23 cm 6 - 16 kg + laptop or handbag Put in hold* Brussels Airlines website
easyJet 50 x 40 x 20 cm** Lift unaided £40 at boarding gate easyJet website
Flybe 55 x 40 x 23 cm 10 kg £50 boarding gate Flybe website
GermanWings 55 x 40 x 20 cm 8 kg Put in hold* GermanWings website
Iberia 56 x 45 x 25 cm + small personal item Lift unaided Put in hold*
Iberia website
 
Icelandair Should not exceed 115cm in total * 10 kg + 1 small bag Put in hold* Icelandair website
KLM 55 x 35 x 25 cm + 1 small handbag, briefcase or laptop bag 12 kg Put in hold* KLM website
Jet2 56 x 45 x 25 10 kg Put in hold. Hold luggage costs £8 for 22 kg Jet2 website
Lufthansa 55 x 40 x 23 cm 8 kg Put in hold* Lufthansa website
Pegasus Airlines 55 x 40 x 20 + small handbag
or laptop
8 kg Put in hold* Pegasus website
Norwegian 55 x 40 x 23 cm + small handbag or laptop 10 kg Put in hold* Norwegian website
RyanAir 55 x 40 x 20 cm 
+ 1 small bag up to 35 x 20
x 20 cms. 
 
10 kg
£50/€50
at boarding gate
RyanAir website
SAS 55 x 40 x 23 cm + small handbag or laptop 8 kg Put in hold* SAS website
Vueling 55 x 40 x 20 cm 10 kg €35 at checkin Vueling website
WizzAir 42 x 32 x 25 cm free
56 x 45 x 25 cm €10 – 20 (dependent on season and flight time) 
10 kg £51 at boarding gate WizzAir website
WOW air 56 x 45 x 25 cm + duty
free shopping
10 kg Put in hold* WOW website
Thompson         55 x 40 x 20 cm                                                                                    5 kg                                              Put in hold*                                                                                                
Thomas Cook 55 x 40 x 20 cm                                                                                5kg                                           Put in hold*  
Virgin                  56 x 36 x 23 cm                                                                                   10 kg                                           Put in hold*                                                                                                
Monarch           56 x 40 x 25 cm
Or 2 bags with combined size no bigger than 56x40x20cm 
10 kg                                          Put in hold*
 

 

* Subject to checked baggage limits, usually 23 kg. (20 kg with Air Berlin)
** easyJet passengers can choose to travel with larger bags (maximum 56 x 45 x 25cm) but on busier flights they may have to be placed in the hold free of charge

 

NB: It is always worth checking the airline's website for any last minute changes to their terms and conditions

 

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